MSc in Electrical EngineeringAarhus University
MSc in Electrical Engineering
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MSc in Electrical Engineering
As a student on the MSc in Electrical Engineering programme, you have the option of specialising in a number of areas within electrical engineering, including analogue and digital electronics and signal processing.
During the first year, students take courses which provide the academic foundation required for the chosen area of specialisation. Students can choose from a wide range of specialist areas ranging from optics to electro-optics, from semiconductor technology to pure electronics.
There is considerable freedom in choosing the subjects for the study plan and students can select from a number of optional modules, including experimental technology, data collection, micro-controls, materials physics, and much more. In consultation with the Head of Programme, students can design precisely the study plan that suits their interests and background.
In general, admission to a Master's degree programme at Aarhus University requires a relevant and recognised university degree equivalent to a Danish Bachelor's degree in level and length (180 ECTS).
You must also meet any specific requirements for the programme you are applying for.
Since English is the language of instruction in all subjects, all applicants must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.
You apply for a study programme at Aarhus University through our online portal.
Learn more about the general and more specific admission requirements at Aarhus University and find information on how to apply for a Master's Degree on our website.
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Scholarships & funding
Aarhus University offers a limited number of scholarships to the most talented applicants from outside Europe.
The scholarship is usually a full or a partial tuition fee waiver, and in some cases, it also includes a monthly grant towards living expenses. Typically the scholarship is for the whole duration of your Master’s degree program.
You can find more information about Danish State Scholarships on the Aarhus University website.
- EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: FREE
- Others: €14,500
Graduates also have the option of continuing their studies at doctoral level, often in the form of an industrial PhD.
The MSc programme in Electrical Engineering aims to train development engineers to acquire the potential to innovate in advanced-technology companies both in Denmark and abroad.
Graduates find work in a wide range of fields, from basic engineering or science research in joint projects involving research institutes and the industrial sector, to R&D projects in industry. Many graduates have decided to work in the public and private industry as R&D engineers.
About this institute
Welcome to Aarhus University in Denmark!
Established in 1928, Aarhus University has grown to be a world-leading research institution with a modern, dynamic and highly international study environment. It is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 educational institutions, and recently ranked 69th in...
Why study at Aarhus University
An international and diverse university
Aarhus University is home to many international students and researchers – 12% of our students are international, from over 120 different countries! For that reason, English is our second language here at AU and we offer over 50 English-taught courses at either Bachelor’s or Master’s level. All our PhDs are English-taught. We also have a dedicated International Centre, to provide and introduction to living in Denmark and offer support and guidance.
Informal environment with focus on critical thinking
Teaching at AU takes place in an informal and inspiring environment, with a high focus on developing critical thinking skills and encouraging open debate. Professors at AU welcome discussions and value student insights to their classes. Furthermore, many courses at Aarhus University are interdisciplinary to give a students a well-rounded perspective of their chosen subject.
A comprehensive university
Aarhus University has five main faculties: Arts, Business and Social Sciences, Health, Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences. Each faculty is highly specialized with state of the art research facilities available for student use. Our faculties of Natural and Technical Sciences both have a special focus on sustainability and facilitating a green transition.
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